Press Releases

May 18, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns (R-FL) called on the Obama administration today to provide additional information on its new rules to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act.
May 17, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - As American families are confronted with soaring gas prices, Energy and Commerce Committee leaders will commence a tour of the Gulf region on Wednesday to showcase the critical role the Gulf of Mexico plays in our nation's energy future. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) will join committee member Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), who is hosting the 2011 Offshore Energy Tour in New Orleans and South Louisiana May 18 - May 20.
May 17, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), and Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Ranking Member James M. Inhofe (R-OK) today sent the following letter to the Obama administration urging additional time for public comment on the proposed Utility MACT rule.
May 16, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today welcomed news that the Environmental Protection Agency plans to delay the effective dates for its rules impacting certain boilers and incinerators.
May 13, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing efforts to fight high gas prices and increase American energy production, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power today continued its hearing on the American Energy Initiative with a discussion on draft legislation that would accelerate energy production on the Outer Continental Shelf.

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